Frederic John Sidney Parry

Frederic John Sidney Parry

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Frederic John Sidney Parry (October 28, 1810 - February 1, 1885, Bushey Heath) was an English entomologist who specialised in Coleoptera, principally Lucanidae. Frederic Parry was educated at Harrow School. He was an army major (17th Lancers 1831 retired 1835). He wrote "Description of a new genus of Lucanidae from New Zealand" (1843), "A decade or description of ten new species from the Kasya Hills near the boundary of the Assam district" (1845) and 17 further papers. The last was "Description of a new species of Chiasognathus" (1876). "Catalogue of Lucanoid Coleoptera with illustrations and descriptions of various new and interesting species" (1864-66, revised 1870) listed 357 species. Parry was a friend of John Obadiah Westwood and lived at Onslow Square, London, close to the Natural History Museum, then the British Museum (Natural History). He was a Fellow of both the Entomological Society of London and the Linnean Society.
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  • Paperback | 92 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 145g
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135708880
  • 9786135708882